The 2022 World Cup in Qatar kicks off on November 20 at the Al Bayt Stadium when the host Qatar takes on Ecuador in Group A. The tournament begins on Sunday, November 20, and ends on December 18 when the final will take place at Lusail Stadium. The official tournament anthem and soundtrack will feature in the ceremony as well as La’eeb, the tournament mascot, who will have his own role to play. As soon as it gets dark enough on November 20, there will also be a fireworks display. BTS star Jung Kook is the only official act confirmed for the opening ceremony, which will be held at Al Bayt stadium on 20 November. US rapper Diplo, DJ Calvin Harris, and Jamaican singer Sean Paul will also be performing at the Fifa Fan festival, which will run over 29 days of the tournament.